Board of Directors

Directors

  • CEO, Chairman of the Board and President, Founder and Group CEO

    Masatoshi Kumagai

  • Deputy CEO, Deputy to Group CEO

    Masashi Yasuda

    Deputy to Group CEO and Head of Group Management Division of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Deputy CEO, Deputy to Group CEO

    Hiroyuki Nishiyama

    Deputy to Group CEO, Head of Group Ecommerce Solutions Division, and Head of Group Staff Development Division of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Deputy CEO

    Issei Ainoura

    Head of Group Payment Processing Division of GMO Internet, Inc.; President and Representative Director of GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.

  • Managing Director

    Tadashi Ito

    Head of Group Infrastructure Division and General Manager of Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Managing Director

    Hirofumi Yamashita

    Head of Group Systems Division and General Manager of Systems Division of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Executive Director

    Toshiaki Horiuchi

    Head of Innovation and Technology Systems Office

  • Executive Director

    Katsumi Arisawa

    General Manager of Group Finance Department, Group Global Business Development Office, and Group Human Resources Department of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Director

    Teruhiro Arai

    Head of Group Investment Strategy Office of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Director

    Kentaro Sato

    Representative Director and CEO of GMO Pepabo, Inc.

  • Director

    Kimihiro Kodama

    General Manager of Hosting Business Department, Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Director

    Ichiro Chujo

    Director in charge of Security Business and Adviser for Overseas Strategies of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Director

    Makoto Hashiguchi

    Head of Group Advertisement Division of GMO Internet, Inc.; President and Representative Director of GMO AD Partners Inc.; President and Representative Director of GMO NIKKO Inc.

  • Director

    Atsuko Fukui

    General Manager of Group Public Relations/Investor Relations Department of GMO Internet, Inc.

  • Director

    Takehito Kaneko

    Chairman of GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd.

  • Director

    Yasuo Hayashi

    General Manager of Access Business Department and Media Sales Department, Business Division of GMO Internet, Inc.

Board of Directors Audit Committee Member

  • Board of Directors Audit Committee Member

    Masahiro Muto

  • Board of Directors Audit Committee Member, CPA

    Keigo Ogura

  • Board of Directors Audit Committee Member, CTA

    Takashi Gunjikake

  • Board of Directors Audit Committee Member, Solicitor

    Kaname Masuda

Technology Advisor

  • (Japan Android Group, Honorary chairman
    Marulec+MaruLabo, representativ)

    Fujio Maruyama

    Born in Odate City, Akita Prefecture. Graduated from Tokyo University, Education Faculty. Doctorate in Social Science Research, Hitotsubashi University, Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University, Professor. Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University, first president. Waseda University, Information Production Systems Research, Professor
    Doctorate in Social Science Research, Hitotsubashi University
    Future University Hakodate, Information Faculty Professor (Special Appointment)
    Japan Java Users Group, Founding Chairman. Japan Android Group, Founding Chairman. Cloud Research, representativ

Special Advisor

  • Academic History

    Hideyuki Negoro

    Associate professor at the Harvard University Medical Faculty, University of Paris Medical Faculty, and University of Milan, Board Member and Professor at the Graduate School of Project Design.
    Affiliation andAdvisory Roles
    Internal Medicine Specialist - Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Advisor - Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine, Advisor on Japan - American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Advisor - Tokyo Marine Nichido, Advisor - Dentsu.

    Doctor Negoro's specializations include internal medicine, anti-aging medicine, gene therapy,longevity gene therapy, and aesthetic internal medicine. Conducting research at 5 universities worldwide, Doctor Negoro is active in world leading clinical research and medical training. He is also the author of several best-selling books including Shintai Kakumei - Sekai Saisentan Anti-Aging Hosoku (The Body Revolution - World Leading Antiaging Techniques) and Netteiru Uchi ni Byoki ni Naranai Karada wo Tsukuru Hon (Building defense against sickness while you sleep), both published by Kadogawa Marketing.

  • Solicitor

    Masakazu Iwakura

    April 1987 Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association registration Joined Nishimura Law Office (now Nishimura & Partners).April 2004 Professor, Law Faculty, Hitotsubashi University.April 2006 Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University.June 2011 Appointed External Auditor, Imperial Hotel.

  • Motohide Yoshikawa

    Graduated from the International Christian University(ICU)College of Liberal Arts.
    Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1974.
    Served at Spain, Argentina, United Kingdom, OECD, Thailand and United Nations(NY), and held such posts as Director-General of the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau of the Ministry, Ambassador to Spain, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan,Ambassador to the OECD and Ambossador to the United Nations.Retired from Diplomatic Service in 2016.Distinguished Professor at the ICU from 2017.
    Speaks Japanese,English,Spanish and French.

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